​The Y has converted the former H.I.I.T. Room on the second floor into a Powerlifting Room.  This space is now open for members to use on their own or with any of the programs listed below.
10 reasons to start powerlifting


Youth Powerlifting Club

Young people who participate in supervised strength training programs will increase  power, speed and stamina, which results in decreased risk of injury.  Certified Y staff use current research and training principles to tailor programming for each participant and maintain safety throughout the program.

Powerlifting is fun for all ability levels.  Kids who participate in this program can gain confidence and unlock their true potential.  

Age:  8 - 18

Club Meets:   Monday - Thursday 10-11:30a.m. and 5-6:30p.m.  Participants are encouraged to attend 2-4 times per week.  Club starts June 4th.

Member Cost:   $35/month for 1 child and $60/month for 2 children from same family with a Y membership. 

Non-Member Cost:  $45/month and $70/month for 2 children from the same family without a Y membership.  (A $5 discount will be applied in August for the Y’s annual shutdown August 5-8.) 

Contact:   Curt Shaver  641.752.8658 ext 223 or curt.shaver@ymca-ywca.org


Powerlifting Instruction and Small Group Training

Unleash the power inside of you with full Powerlifting Training and Powerlifting Specialty Training.  Develop full-body strength and increase lean body mass, bone density, and confidence with safe lifting techniques! Y instructor, Curt Shaver, will teach simple techniques most anyone can do.  Powerlifting Class will focus on the squat, bench press, and deadlift.  Powerlifting Specialty Classes will focus on only the lift specified.​​

Questions?  Please contact Curt Shaver at 641.752.8658 ext 223, or curt.shaver@ymca-ywca.org


Intro to Powerlifting Clinic - FREE
Powerlifting is a weight lifting sport for people of a variety of ages and ability levels.  Powerlifters aim to lift as much weight as possible with proper technique in a controlled manner.  These free Powerlifting Clinics will briefly introduce members to the three powerlifting lifts: squat, bench press and deadlift; familiarize members with the equipment in the Powerlifting Room, and explain ways to get involved in powerlifting programming.

Questions?  Please contact Curt Shaver at 641.752.8658 ext 223, or curt.shaver@ymca-ywca.org



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  • Next session begins Monday, June 4, 2018

Registration Date

Register by Sunday, June 3, 2018